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Re: System snapshots



|| On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 17:42:17 +0200
|| Teemu Ikonen <tpikonen@pcu.helsinki.fi> wrote: 

ti> I've been playing with putting the /etc directory plus a list of currently
ti> installed packages and their versions under version control. In principle,
ti> a "rollback" to any previous system state would be possible by installing
ti> (downgrading) the needed packages and restoring the configuration
ti> information in /etc.

The big issue is the missing support for downgrade in packages. Almost
packages doesn't support it so you will need to deal with all changed
(file moves and like) by hand. It can be non-trivial, depending of case.

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